Rogue landlords to be banned from renting tiny bedrooms
Rogue landlords will be banned from renting tiny bedrooms and licensing rules will be extended to cover flats above shops under Government plans
The "fit and proper person" test for landlords could also be tightened up, with more stringent criminal record checks as part of a package of measures announced by Housing and Planning Minister Gavin Barwell.
Under the plans, which will apply in England, the minimum room size in shared homes will be 6.52 square metres.
Mr Barwell said: "In order to build a country that truly works for everyone we must ensure that everyone has... read more
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